http://www.heraldtribune.com/article/20090207/BREAKING/902070295?Title=Fake_cop_robs_four Fake cop robs four STAFF REPORT Published: Saturday, February 7, 2009 at 1:18 p.m. Last Modified: Saturday, February 7, 2009 at 4:11 p.m. MANATEE COUNTY — An man impersonating a police officer robbed four people of money in a Bradenton apartment Friday evening, the Bradenton Police Department said. The man, who has not been located, wore khaki pants, a blue dress shirt and a red tie, and claimed he was a detective around 7:40 p.m. Friday at the Sheridan Place apartment, 301 26th Ave W. The residents tried to refuse his entry and asked to see the man’s badge. But the robber pushed through and told them to stand against the wall to be handcuffed, also implying that he had a firearm, the report said. He then stole $200 from the residents. There was another report in the apartment complex that a man matching the description attempted to sell vacuums to a resident, according to the report. The man was described as in his 20s, about 5-foot-7, 160 pounds and with a dark complexion and short hair. Anyone with any information may call the Bradenton Police Department at 932-9300 or CrimeStoppers at 866-634-8477.